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Child trafficking: Presidency reiterates commitment to protect Nigerians in distress

The Presidency has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to Child Trafficking tackle the menace of child trafficking.

South Korea to pay $2.6m for North’s Olympic presence

Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North’s leader praised the South’s hospitality.

Donald Trump renews trade threats against China, South Korea

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed a threat of retaliatory action against two major Asian trading partners, warning of sanctions against China while vowing to revise or scrap a free trade deal with South Korea.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un lauds South’s hospitality

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will visit North Korea after the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Reuters reported on Monday.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un invites South’s Moon Jae-in for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South's president Moon Jae-in for a meeting in the North.

Illicit financial activities against Africa exceeds aid – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has decried the implications of illicit activities against Africa, saying it is more than the international aid flow into the continent.

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks down again

Asian stocks, from Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai took another battering on Friday as the global rout returned with a vengeance on intensifying fears about tighter US interest rates.

North Korea may not meet U.S officials during Olympic – KCNA

North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S. officials during the Winter Olympics that begin on Friday, the official KCNA news agency quoted a senior North Korean official as saying.

North Korea displays strength ahead of Winter Olympics

Less than 24 hours to the opening of Winter Olympics in the South, North Korea on Thursday staged a military parade in Pyongyang in a show of strength.

Kim Jong-Un’s sister to visit South Korea in historic first

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday — the first member of its ruling family ever to do so.

North Korea’s 280-member delegation expected in South ahead of Olympics

A 280-member North Korean delegation, including cheerleaders and taekwondo demonstrators, will travel to South Korea this week ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul’s unification ministry said on Tuesday.

Freezing temperature frightens fans at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Athletes for the forthcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are battling with cold temperature which hovers between minus 10 and minus 20 degrees Celsius.

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Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.